Mohamed bin Zayed receives Algeria’s Deputy Minister for National Defence

ABU DHABI, 23rd February, 2015 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the Deputy Minister for National Defence, and Chief of Staff of People’s National Army of Algeria, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, on the sidelines of the second day of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2015). IDEX got underway on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will conclude on Thursday, 26th February, 2015.

Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Algerian commander and discussed with him ways to bolster bilateral ties in defence and military fields.

They also exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments of mutual concern.

The meeting also dealt with Arab participation at IDEX and how exchange of expertise and information as well as transfer of technology will help Arab countries modernise their defence industries.

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, and a number of top officials attended the meeting.